Best Of 2015

2015 Shops & Services Reader Picks: Cincinnati's best shopping and service destinations as selected by CityBeat readers.

2015 Shops & Services Reader Picks

Cincinnati's best shopping and service destinations as selected by CityBeat readers. 


New Store (Since 3/2014) 
  1. Fresh Thyme 
  2. Homage 
  3. Cincy Shirts 
  4. Maverick Chocolate Co. 
  5. J. Crew Factory 
  6. Ten Thousand Villages 
  7. EarthWise Pet Supply 
  8. The Hoop & Needle 
  9. Galaxie Skateshop 
  10. Sara’s House

Acupuncturist 

  1. Alliance Institute for Integrative Medicine 
  2. Dr. Sheng 
  3. Tiny Needle 
Animal Rescue/Shelter 
  1. SPCA Cincinnati 
  2. Stray Animal Adoption Program (SAAP) 
  3. OAR: Ohio Alleycat Resource 
Antique Store 
  1. Ohio Valley Antique Mall 
  2. Duck Creek Antique Mall 
  3. Wooden Nickel Antiques 
Arts & Crafts Supplies 
  1. Michaels 
  2. Hobby Lobby 
  3. Rock Paper Scissors 
Arts & Crafts Classes 
  1. Cheers To Art 
  2. Painting with a Twist 
  3. Funke Fired Arts 
Auto Dealer (New Cars) 
  1. Jeff Wyler Honda 
  2. Honda East 
  3. Kings Toyota 

Auto Dealer (Used) 
  1. Jeff Wyler Honda 

  2. Jake Sweeney 
  3. The BMW Store 

Auto Repair Service 

  1. Donovan’s Auto & Tire Center 
  2. Bob Sumerel Tire 
  3. Tire Discounters 

Bank 
  1. Fifth Third Bank 
  2. PNC Bank 
  3. Huntington 
Barber Shop 
  1. Kings Court Master Barber & Shoe Shine Service 
  2. Gil’s Barber Shop 
  3. Sports Clips 
Beauty/Soap (Non-Chain) 
  1. Parlour 
  2. B & D Goats 
  3. Perfectly Posh 
Bicycle Store 
  1. Montgomery Cyclery 
  2. Reser Bicycle Outfitters 
  3. Spun Bicycles 
Bookstore (Chain) 
  1. Joseph-Beth Booksellers 
  2. Barnes & Noble 
  3. Half Price Books 
Bookstore (Non-Chain) 
  1. Blue Manatee 
  2. Ohio Book Store 
  3. The Booksellers on Fountain Square 
Bottled Beer Selection (Retail) 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. The Party Source 
  3. Dutch’s 
Boutique (Downtown/OTR) 
  1. MiCA 12/v 
  2. Park + Vine 
  3. HighStreet 
Boutique 
(Northern Kentucky) 
  1. Pretty Pony Boutique 
  2. Seventh Street Gifts 
  3. It’s Only Fair 
Boutique (East side) 
  1. Kismet 
  2. Pomegranate & Lime 
  3. Urban Chick Boutique 
Boutique (West side) 
  1. LouLou’s 
  2. Edgewood Designs 
  3. Broadhope Art Collective 
Boutique (Central) 
  1. Dandy Haberdashery 
  2. Pangaea Trading Co. 
  3. NVISION 
Boutique 
(Northern ‘Burbs) 
  1. The Pink Box 
  2. Mim’s Off Main 
  3. Art On/Off Symmes 
Men’s Clothing Store 
(Non-Chain) 
  1. Article OTR 
  2. Romualdo 
  3. Flow 
Women’s Clothing Store (Non-Chain) 
  1. Pangaea Trading Company 
  2. Sloane Boutique 
  3. Kismet 
Butcher Shop 
  1. Avril-Bleh & Sons 
  2. Eckerlin Meats 
  3. Humbert’s Meats 
Camera Store 
  1. Dodd Camera 
  2. Best Buy 
  3. Western Hills Photo & Hobby 
Car Wash 
  1. Mike’s Carwash 
  2. AAA Auto Wash (formerly Rainbow Car Wash) 
  3. Johnny’s Car Wash 
Catering Service 
  1. Funky’s Catering 
  2. Vonderhaar’s Catering 
  3. eat well celebrations and feasts 
CD/Record Store 
(Non-Chain) 
  1. Shake It Records 
  2. Everybody’s Records 
  3. Phil’s Records 
Cheese Shop 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. JE Gibbs Cheese & Sausage at Findlay Market 
  3. Silverglades 
Children’s Clothing Store 
  1. Once Upon A Child 
  2. The Spotted Goose 
  3. Castle House 
Chiropractor 
  1. Norwood Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center 
  2. Dr. Allan Byrne 
  3. Dr. Mark King at Mt. Lookout Chiropractic & Sports Injury Center 
Craft Beer Store 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. The Party Source 
  3. Dutch’s 
Coffee Selection 
  1. Coffee Emporium 
  2. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  3. Lookout Joe 
Comic Book Store 
  1. Queen City Comic and Card Company 
  2. Comic Book World 
  3. Rockin’ Rooster Comics & Games 
Cooking Classes 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. The Midwest Culinary Institute at Cincinnati State 
  3. The Learning Kitchen 
Costume Shop 
  1. Cappel’s 
  2. Costume Gallery (Newport) 
  3. Casablanca Vintage 
Credit Union 
  1. Kemba Credit Union 
  2. G.E.Credit Union
  3. Cinfed 
Dance Classes 
  1. Cincinnati Ballet Academy 
  2. DANCEFIX 
  3. Revere Dance Studio 
Dental Practice/Clinic 
  1. Vita Dental 
  2. Cincinnati Dental Services 
  3. Advanced Family Dentistry 
Drive-Thru Market 
  1. Trotta’s Pizza 
  2.  Dutch’s 
  3. City Beverage of Hyde Park 
Dry Cleaner 
  1. Widmer’s Cleaners 
  2. Springdale Cleaners 
  3. Kroner Dry Cleaners 
Electronics Store 
  1. Best Buy 
  2. Apple Store 
  3. Micro Center 
Eyewear Store 
  1. LensCrafters 
  2. Wing Eyecare 
  3. Thoma & Sutton 
Financial Planning Service 
  1. Fidelity Investments 
  2. Edward Jones 
  3. Merrill Lynch 
Florist 
  1. Adrian Durban 
  2. Robin Wood 
  3. H.J.Benken 
Frame Shop 
  1. Frameshop OTR 
  2. Michaels 
  3. Fabulous Frames & Art 
Fresh Seafood Store 
  1. Keegan’s Seafood 
  2. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  3. Lobsta Bakes of Maine 
Furniture Store 
  1. IKEA 
  2. Furniture Fair 
  3. HighStreet 
Giftshop 
  1. MiCA 12/v 
  2. Park + Vine 
  3. indigenous 
Grocery Store 
  1. Kroger 
  2. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  3. Findlay Market 

Hair Removal 
  1. European Wax Center 
  2. Woodhouse Day Spa 
  3. Ideal Image 
Hair Salon 
  1. Parlour 
  2. CoCo Creative Wellness 
  3. Greenline Salon 
Hardware Store 
  1. Ace Hardware 
  2. Lowe’s 
  3. Home Depot 
Health Food Store 
  1. Whole Foods Market 
  2. Park + Vine 
  3. Findlay Market
 
Health Club/Gym 
  1. Planet Fitness 
  2. YMCA 
  3. LA Fitness 
Home Accessories Store 
  1. IKEA 
  2. HomeGoods 
  3. Bed Bath & Beyond 
Hospital 
  1. Cincinnati Children’s Hospital 
  2. Christ Hospital 
  3. Good Samaritan Hospital 
Hotel 
  1. 21c Museum Hotel 
  2. Hilton Cincinnatian Netherland Plaza 
  3. The Cincinnatian Hotel 
Jeweler 
  1. Amrein Diamonds 
  2. Joseph Faigle & Sons Jewelers 
  3. Richter & Phillips 
Law Firm/Lawyer 
  1. Scott Knox 
  2. Frost Brown Todd 
  3. Dinsmore & Shohl
Lighting Store 
  1. IKEA 
  2. HighStreet 
  3. Switch Lighting & Design 
Lingerie Store 
  1. Knickers of Hyde Park 
  2. Victoria’s Secret 
  3. Hustler Hollywood 
Liquor Store 
  1. The Party Source 
  2. DEP’s Fine Wine & Spirits 
  3. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
Local Indie Craft Market 
  1. The City Flea 
  2. Crafty Supermarket 
  3. The O.F.F. Market (Oakley Fancy Flea) 
Local Indie Craft Market Vendor 
  1. Rock Paper Scissors 
  2. Dandy Haberdashery 
  3. Happy Chicks Bakery 
Magazine/Newspaper Selection 
  1. Joseph-Beth Booksellers 
  2. Cincinnati Public Library 
  3. Barnes & Noble 
Mall/Shopping Center 
  1. Kenwood Towne Centre 
  2. Rookwood Commons 
  3. Crestview Hills Town Center 
Manicure/Pedicure 
  1. Deluxe Nails on Camargo 
  2. Ambiance Nail Salon & Spa 
  3. Woodhouse Day Spa 
Martial Arts Studio 
  1. Martial Arts America 
  2. Cincinnati Taekwondo Center 
  3. Vision Mixed Martial Arts 
Massage Therapy 
  1. Woodhouse Day Spa 
  2. Massage Envy 
  3. Mitchell’s Salon & Day Spa 
Motorcycle/Motorsports Dealership 
  1. Harley-Davidson of Cincinnati 
  2. Eastgate Harley-Davidson 
  3. Powder Keg Harley-Davidson 
Musical Instrument Store 
  1. Buddy Roger’s 
  2. Guitar Center 
  3. Willis Music 
Neighborhood Shopping District 
  1. Rookwood Commons 
  2. Over-the-Rhine 
  3. Hyde Park Square 
Nursery/Plant Store 
  1. Natorp’s 
  2. A.J. Rahn Greenhouses 
  3. Burger Farm & Garden Center 
Outdoor/Outfitters Shop 
  1. REI 
  2. Benchmark Outfitters 
  3. Bass Pro Shops 
Paint Store 
  1. Sherwin-Williams 
  2. Home Depot 
  3. Lowe’s 
Papergood Store 
  1. Papyrus 
  2. Rock Paper Scissors 
  3. M. Hopple & Co.
 
Pawn Shop 
  1. Ted’s Pawn 
  2. Facet Jewelry, Music & Pawn 
  3. Newport Pawn Shop 
Personal Training/Crossfit Gym 
  1. Cincy 360 Fitness 
  2. CrossFit Cincinnati 
  3. WieFIT 
Pet Boarding/Daycare 
  1. The Pet Spot 
  2. Animal Care Centers Cincinnati 
  3. Red Dog Pet Resort & Spa 
Pet Grooming 
  1. The Pet Spot 
  2. PetSmart 
  3. Animal Care Center Cincinnati 
Pet Supply Store 
  1. PetSmart 
  2. Pet People 
  3. Pet Wants 
Physician/Healthcare Practice 
  1. Group Health Associates 
  2. Christ Hospital 
  3. Mercy Health Physicians 
Piercing Studio 
  1. Beelistic
  2. Skincraft 
  3. Mothers 
Pilates Studio 
  1. Pendleton Pilates 
  2. The Breathing Room 
  3. CORE a Movement Studio 
Place to Give Birth 
  1. Good Samaritan Hospital 
  2. Christ Hospital 
  3. Bethesda North Hospital 
Place to Shop Green 
  1. Park + Vine 
  2. Findlay Market 
  3. Whole Foods Market 
Plastic Surgery 
  1. Mandell-Brown Plastic Surgery Center 
  2. Dr. Kurtis Martin at Cincinnati Plastic Surgery 
  3. The Plastic Surgery Group 
Real Estate/Realtor Office 
  1. Sibcy Cline 
  2. Comey & Shepherd 
  3. Coldwell Banker/West Shell 
Shoe Store 
  1. DSW 
  2. Bob Roncker’s Running Spot 
  3. Nordstrom 
Skin Care 
  1. Woodhouse Day Spa 
  2. Sephora 
  3. 501 Salon & Spa


 
Spa 
  1. Woodhouse Day Spa 
  2. Mitchell’s Salon & Day 
  3. Spa 501 Salon & Spa 
Smoke Shop 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. Hemptations 
  3. Straus Tobacconist 
Sporting Goods 
  1. Dick’s Sporting Goods 
  2. REI 
  3. Bass Pro Shop 
Tanning Salon 
  1. Palm Beach Tan 
  2. Envy Tan 
  3. Planet Fitness 
Tattoo Shop 
  1. Designs by Dana 
  2. Beelistic 
  3. Mothers 
Tea Selection 
  1. Churchill’s Fine Teas 
  2. Essencha Tea House 
  3. Teavanna 
Consignment Shop 
  1. Snooty Fox 
  2. Once Upon A Child 
  3. Legacies 
Vintage Clothing Store 
  1. Casablanca Vintage 
  2. Chicken Lays An Egg 
  3. Hi-Bred 
Thrift Store 
  1. Goodwill 
  2. St. Vincent De Paul 
  3. Valley Thrift Store 
Tire Store 
  1. Tire Discounters 
  2. Bob Sumerel 
  3. Costco 
Tobacco Store 
  1. Straus Tobacconist
  2. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  3. Covington Tobacco 
Toy Store 
  1. King Arthur’s Court Toys 
  2. Toys “R” Us 
  3. Johnny’s Toys 
Vape Store 
  1. Cincy Vapors 
  2. Bluegrass Vape 
  3. AltSmoke 
Veterinary Care 
  1. Animal Care Centers 
  2. The Animal Hospital on Mt. Lookout Square 
  3. Banfield Pet Hospital 
Wedding Cakes 
  1. Trix & Treats Sweets 
  2. The BonBonerie 
  3. Fantasy in Frosting 
Wedding Dresses 
  1. Bridal & Formal 
  2. David’s Bridal 
  3. Donna Salyers’ Fabulous-Bridal 
Wedding Reception Hall 
  1. 20th Century Theatre 
  2. Bell Event Centre 
  3. Drees Pavilion 
Wine Shop 
  1. Jungle Jim’s International Market 
  2. DEP’s Fine Wine & Spirits 
  3. The Party Source 
Wireless Phone Service 
  1. Verizon 
  2. AT&T 
  3. Sprint 
Yoga Studio 
  1. The Yoga Bar 
  2. Modo Yoga 
  3. Simply Power Yoga